Compass Group, North America HVAC TECHNICIAN (FULL TIME) - $1,500 SIGN ON BONUS in RIDGELAND, South Carolina
We have an opening for several Full Time *HVAC TECHNICIAN *positions.
Location: 10942 N Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland, SC, 29936. /Note: online applications accepted only./
Schedule: Full and Part Time; Monday thru Friday.
Requirement: HVAC-BAS- EPA; Certified Universal Tech, 5-10 years controls experience preferred.
*Pay rate competitive & flexible based on experience! *
If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.
SSC Services for Education is known for our expertise, commitment, and value; and we at SSC truly believe that our people are our greatest asset. By utilizing our associates’ knowledge and experience alongside SSC’s extensive training, providing supportive management, and offering unparalleled wage and benefit packages as well as career advancement opportunities, we have developed a workforce that differentiates us from our competitors.
SSC Services for Education is a Nationwide Best in Class Facility Service Provider. As a member of Compass Group, North America, we want you to be as great as you can be. We empower our associates to direct their own future, keeping them confident that we support them every step of the way. As a result, our associates embody greatness through their actions, natural passion for quality, and a can-do attitude. The opportunity for greatness is real at SSC and throughout the Compass world.
Full-time associates at SSC are offered many fantastic benefits such as:
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
And other voluntary benefits
Supervises and coordinates activities of the maintenance staff. Works under direction of Director and Operations Manager.
Incumbent is guided by thorough knowledge of work order management, trades staff supervision and maintenance methods. Repair and plant operation procedures, principles of engineering, governmental codes and regulations, and operation and use of departmental equipment and supplies; knowledge of principles of management, and procedures and policies of the department and facility. Having a strong background on boilers, chillers, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, with both electronic and pneumatic controls, you will operate, maintain and programs. Responsible for the BAS program on all campuses to ensure HVAC equipment is operated efficiently and to create a comfortable environment for students, faculty and staff to learn, teach and support. Must have working knowledge and firm grasp of building automation logic with the ability to read/program code, identify functional problems with pressures/temperatures, valves and actuators and repair/install new equipment on an as-needed basis. This position requires a high level of technical expertise with a variety of HVAC automation systems supplied by multiple manufacturers (Metasys, Siemens, Phoenix, ALC etc). The individual in this role must be available for on-call work. Off-hours shifts, evening, night and weekend work as required. The position may be called upon to perform other general maintenance and support duties on an as-needed basis.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversees operation, repair and P.M. of building automation controls and valves directly relating to HVAC, electrical, piping/plumbing systems; assist in determining frequency of repair and/or P.M. systems.
Understands the engineering design and operational aspects of the building and critical support systems and components.
Must be able to immediately recognize system shortcomings, troubleshoot and respond to operational and emergency situations.
Monitors operation and maintains heating and cooling valves, HVAC VAV controls, refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment; boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment; pumps, valves, piping and filters; other mechanical and electrical equipment; reviewing logs as necessary to assure proper operation of equipment; responsible for reporting any problems/malfunctions on an as need basis.
Checks malfunctioning equipment and ascertains corrective action required to restore to satisfactory operating condition.
Works with the client to schedule equipment to be taken off line so that preventative maintenance can be performed with minimal impact to the end users.
Monitors operation of buildings electrical and mechanical equipment supporting the facility and facility’s critical operations.
This position requires the ability to analyze the operation of the various systems, determine the cause of any problem / malfunctions and takes corrective action as required.
Confers/communicates with work order requestors.
Coordinates with client representatives to understand their needs and ensure the work scheduled takes into account the operational windows for repair.
Ensures that work is performed efficiently with a minimum amount of disruption and inconvenience. Track completion rate and outstanding work orders.
Drive team efficiency and provide oversight and support as needed.
Prioritize all PM’s, corrective and emergent work orders for the site (annual, monthly, weekly, and daily). Schedule and assign work to individuals with the assistance of the work order clerk and scheduler/planner.
Interface with projects to ensure the right resources from the site are consulted and informed. Directs the performance of contracted maintenance work as needed. Specific tasks include but are not limited to: insuring the timely performance of maintenance contract work, overseeing the fulfillment of equipment warrantee obligations by the installer and securing equipment manuals and drawings from the installers/contractors.
Maintains a clean and safe working environment. Identifies and assist with all Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) issues as they arise. Complies with departmental policy for the safe storage, usage and disposal of hazardous materials.
Complete all assigned Compass and Client required training and complies to the established training standards at all times.
Recommends and estimates facilities repairs and improvements for inclusion in the annual budget.
Reviews and submit all field requisitions completed for the facility.
Assures all work is performed in a timely manner.
Ensures the availability of an adequate inventory of tools and other supplies to operate the building. Specific duties include but are not limited to: preparing and submitting purchase orders requests, developing sources for stock materials and performing periodic checks of inventory levels and equipment conditions.
Performs additional duties as requested.
/Education and Experience Required:/
Associate Degree in technical / trade school - five years’ experience as a Supervisor in a similar-sized institution in engineering discipline preferred. Ability to read, comprehend, and transmit complicated detailed instructions in writing and orally. 5 years plus experience with Building automation HVAC systems. Knowledge of electric controls and DDC.
Train other HVAC Technicians and staff in preventative maintenance, repair and care of HVAC systems. Using the CMMS work order system, assign work orders to other HVAC Technician’s for all campuses for PM’s and regular work. Follow through with technicians to verify work has been complete and work orders closed out properly. Works with outside vendors, engineers and consultants on projects affecting HVAC systems on buildings and incorporate their designs. Document employee activities for job performance tracking. Work with Director to hire staff in your area.
Supervise day-to-day operations of the HVAC staff assigned to you. Be available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for emergency calls. Manage the BAS on a daily schedule Other duties as assigned.
Necessary Experience and Qualifications:
Minimum of a high school diploma. EPA Certified Universal Tech
Multi-discipline individuals preferred.
5 -years 10 years of experience with extensive controls experience. Knowledge of Metasys, Siemens Apogee, Andover, Automated Logic and Phoenix hardware and controls preferred.
Exposure to HVAC, piping/plumbing systems, mechanical systems, and low voltage electrical systems operation.
Conflict resolution skills. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports. Leads by example. Manages competing priorities well. Ability to analyze and make decisions based on broad range of data.
Ability to effectively deal with customer/consumer complaints.
Must be proficient in basic computer application software such as MS Office, Outlook, etc.
- Plans, organizes, and controls activities of maintenance staff under to keep staff engaged in maintaining, repairing, and renovating plant and facilities.
Assigns work to trades staff, maintains flow and quality of work to assure timely completion of assigned workload and adherence to standards of quality control.
Prepares and/or reviews performance evaluations for assigned personnel.
Schedules and approves vacation and holidays.
Orients new employees and develops training procedures for assigned personnel.
Resolves staff complaints or payroll concerns.
Performs counseling and disciplinary responsibilities as required.
Interviews applicants and recommends qualified individuals for hire.
Reviews and evaluates existing methods, systems, programs, practices, and procedures, develops and recommends changes to Director. Implements or guides implementation of new and/or modifies methods, systems, programs, practices, and/or procedures.
Equipment, Machine, or Manual Skills Required:
- Good physical condition and ability to operate departmental equipment. Effective written skills, oral communications, computer proficiency (MS office professional) (computerized maintenance management system) (Building Automation Systems)\ maintenance equipment and train people in its use.
- Sits, stands, bends, kneels, climbs stairs, ladders and equipment; has good sense of balance to work on heights. Some lifting of medium and/or heavy equipment and tools.
- Some exposure to hazards or risks. Heat, noise, dust and dirt, areas requiring environmental controls or access limitations. Ability to meet deadlines and make sound decisions, sometimes under stress. Works hours necessary to maintain facilities in a safe manner including nights and weekends.
- Client representatives, Property Owners, and their supervisory staff members, employees, representatives of governmental agencies, architects, contractors, vendors, etc. Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with the above contacts
/This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in MyOpportunity to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in MyOpportunity by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email //MyReferral@compass-usa.com.// Click/ /here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position./
Summary: Assists with the day-to-day upkeep, maintenance and smooth operation of the building and campus. Repairs, maintains and assists in the installation of vending machines and equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides quality customer service by providing one-on-one attention to detail.
Cleans and polishes furniture and fixtures.
Performs minor repairs to doors, fixtures and furniture.
Records information from meters and gauges at specified intervals to verify operating conditions.
Makes adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilating, plumbing and electrical systems.
Regularly replaces HVAC air filters.
Monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours and checking electrical appliance use to ensure that hazards are not created.
Moves heavy furniture, equipment and supplies either manually or by using hand trucks.
Mows and trims lawns and shrubbery, using mowers and hand and power trimmers; clears debris.
Notifies managers about the need for major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
Removes snow from sidewalks, driveways and parking areas.
Sets up, arranges and removes decorations, tables, chairs, ladders and scaffolding to prepare facilities for events.
Ad-hoc cleaning of building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming; gathers and empties trash; services, cleans and supplies restrooms.
Drives vehicles required to perform work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Valid Non-CDL Class C driver's license may be required.
About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./
Req ID: 226039